The Walkable City of Death

San Francisco, one of the nation's most walkable cities, has one of the country's highest rates of pedestrian deaths.
December 21, 2010, 9am PST | Nate Berg
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According to this article from the San Francisco Chronicle, there are more than 800 pedestrian collisions each year, and 35 deaths.

"This is a city that last year was named the best walking city in the country by the American Podiatric Medical Association and Prevention magazine because of the many city agencies assisting in walking issues. Yet more than two pedestrians are hit each day on average, accounting for about a quarter of all injury crashes and, according to some reports, nearly half the city's traffic fatalities. "

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Published on Monday, December 20, 2010 in San Francisco Chronicle
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